photonuclear

adjective pho·to·nu·cle·ar \ ˌfō-tō-ˈnü-klē-ər , -ˈnyü- , nonstandard -kyə-lər \

Definition of photonuclear

: relating to or caused by the incidence of radiant energy (such as gamma rays) on atomic nuclei

First Known Use of photonuclear

1941

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photonuclear

adjective pho·to·nu·cle·ar \ ˌfōt-ō-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ər \

medical Definition of photonuclear

: relating to or caused by the incidence of radiant energy (as gamma rays) on atomic nuclei

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